Definition of leucism
: an abnormal condition of reduced pigmentation affecting various animals (such as birds, mammals, and reptiles) that is marked by overall pale color or patches of reduced coloring and is caused by a genetic mutation which inhibits melanin and other pigments from being deposited in feathers, hair, or skin
leucisticplay \lü-ˈsi-stik\ adjective
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There are three ways this can occur: albinism, leucism, and isabellinism.
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